President’s Cabinet Meeting
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
9:00 a.m.

ATTENDEES:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Executive Vice President Michael B. Hill, Dr. Harold Aubrey for Provost and Senior Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Mr. Lloyd Asparagus for Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Dean Judith A.W. Thomas, Dean Gladys J. Willis and Diane M. Brown. 
Cabinet meeting minutes of October 12, 2010 were approved.
Lincoln University Science Poster Fair – President Nelson congratulated our students and faculty on an excellent Science Poster Fair held on the campus the past Saturday.  He would like to see this event brought together under all schools to include all students participating in research and internship programs.
Kennett Symphony Performance – The season opening performance held in the ICC Theater was well attended and an excellent event.  Attendees expressed their pleasure with the availability of a facility capable of hosting these types of events in the community.
Standard 14 – President Nelson addressed the importance of developing program student learning assessment based on accrediting agency standards.  He asked that the Deans present an analysis at the next Cabinet meeting of where we are with regard to progress in student learning assessment based on the discussion that took place at this Cabinet meeting. President Nelson also requested assessments from Institutional Research covering the past five year period of (1) student participation in co-op or study broad, and (2) the foreign language or computer science requirement.
Lecture, recitation and Lab Credit Hours – Cabinet discussed a memorandum requesting changes to the billing for labs and recitation for Chemistry majors.  The suggested changes would also have implications for other departments at the University.  The division of academic affairs was asked to review the matter and propose a solution.

Items for discussion were covered in President’s discussion items.
Registration for Spring 2011 - Cabinet was given copies of the “Undergraduate Mandatory Registration Procedures for Spring 2011” prepared by the Registrar.  In addition to the guidelines included in the instructions, it was noted that students above the $2,500 balance threshold will not be permitted to register during the Mandatory Registration period.
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 11:15 a.m.

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